The Programmable 12-Cup Coffeemaker by Proctor-Silex features one-hand dispensing. There is no carafe, no pouring and no spills. It has a programmable clock/timer, a two-hour auto shut-off, an auto pause and serve and a water window. It also has a one-to-four cup brewing option. The versatile brewing system allows you to choose from bold, regular, iced coffee or small-batch options. The gentle warming heater on the Proctor-Silex coffee maker maintains warmth. Both carafe and basket are dishwasher safe, making for easy cleanup.